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Experience the Energy: Oil + Gas Matters

The world uses oil and gas to make energy which allows us to drive cars and trucks, fuel jet planes and heat our homes. It also helps us make products we use every day, like cell phones, bicycles and running shoes. Find out more about how it got into the ground – and how we get it out. 

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Chemical Process Engineer Spotlight


Chemical Process Engineers use chemistry to improve efficiencies and solve critical issues around energy efficiency, environment and economics in the oil and gas industry. They are at the forefront of finding the most energy efficient way to extract or refine petroleum, reclaiming a tailings pond or...
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Not Your Grandpa’s Energy Industry – Day in the Life: Jelayne, Episode 2


In this episode, we explore the important role that science, innovation and technology play in Canada’s energy industry. Learn about a day in the life of chemical lab technician, Jelayne Fortin. Not many chemistry students plan to apply what they learn from their degree to oil and gas, including Jel...
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Day in the life

Day in the Life: Rick – Manager, Regulatory—Surface Land, Stakeholder Relations, Environment & Regulatory

When Rick graduated from Lethbridge College’s Renewable Resource Management program, he thought he had three career choices. He could become a fish and wildlife officer, a forestry officer or a park ranger. Such jobs were scarce in the late 1970s. So, Rick followed his father and brother into the energy sector and began working for an oilfield service company. He stayed with the industry for 42 years. “I’ve learned you can’t stand still, and you ...
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